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7th Apr, 2017 | 3:37pm

Rangers fans react on Twitter to new Rodgers Celtic deal

By Harvey Byrne

Rangers fans on Twitter have given a mixed reaction to news that manager Brendan Rodgers has agreed a new deal at fierce rivals Celtic.

The Glasgow club announced on Friday afternoon that the former Liverpool man had signed a new four-year deal after helping the side to a Premiership title after just 31 matches in his first season in charge.

Fellow Glaswegian outfit Rangers have had their own problems on the touchline this season in their first campaign back in the Scottish top-flight after Mark Warburton departed in February with the famous club struggling to compete at the top of the pyramid.

They have since appointed Pedro Caixinha, but with 35 points currently between the Old Firm rivals there are growing concerns about whether that gap will increase.

Now, with Celtic announcing a contract extension for their man in charge Rangers fans have understandably aired their opinion on social media.

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Some fans have claimed that it’s a bold move from the Hoops and could now cost millions to pay him off if Rangers do stop their current dominance over Scottish football.

However, some are worried and have now called for chairman Dave King to get the chequebook out in an attempt to get them challenging with the best once again.

Here are a selection of their messages on Twitter:

https://twitter.com/TheBlueGates/status/850344795096702977

In other Rangers news, Chris Sutton has aimed a fresh dig at former boss Mark Warburton.

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